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  1. Libertarian Candidate for attorney general on marijuana, Line 5 and civil asset forfeitureRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Michigan Radio

    ... Edition and Stateside are featuring interviews with candidates running for state attorney general. Tracy Breihof, a Belmont resident who lives near the Wolverine Worldwide House Street PFAS dump site, spoke at an event on Wednesday organized by the ...

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  2. Lysne-FisherRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | Kenosha News

    Stephanie Fisher and Tyler Lysne, both of Kenosha, were married on Aug. 25, 2018, at Over the Vines in Edgerton. Amanda Lawrence performed the 4 p.m. ceremony for the daughter of Anthony and Kari Fisher of Kenosha, and the son of Jeffry and Kelly Lysne of Belmont, Mich.

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  3. Democrats argue Schuette is moving too slowly to sue 3M over PFASRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Michigan Radio

    Tracy Breihof, a Belmont resident who lives near the Wolverine Worldwide House Street PFAS dump site, spoke at an event on Wednesday organized by the Michigan Democratic Party. She says PFAS doesn't seem to be a priority for Schuette.

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  4. Man killed in Kent County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | WOODTV.com

    The Kent County Sheriff's Department says it happened around 1:30 a.m. near the intersection of Belmont Avenue NE and Van Dam Drive NE in Plainfield Township north of Belmont. Authorities say 57-year-old Daniel Smith of Belmont was driving north on Belmont Avenue when he lost control of his vehicle, left the road and crashed into a tree.

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  5. Belmont woman flown to hospital with serious injuries after crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... Kamp had to be extricated by Algoma Fire & Rescue. There were no passengers in her 1996 Ford Ranger. The 30-year-old Belmont woman was flown by AeroMed to Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital, according to a Sheriff's Department news release. Police ...

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  6. Michiganders head to Washington for Senate hearing on PFASRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... steps for cleanup," Senator Peters said in a statement. In November 2017, FOX 17 first introduced viewers to Belmont resident Cody Angell. At the time, he was helping to start a Facebook group that now has thousands of members and is the basis for a ...

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  7. Special entertainment makes Museum Banquet a must see eventRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2018 | Rockford Squire

    This is an exciting time for the RAM as it celebrates the 5th Anniversary of its move and expansion with a banquet on Thursday, September 27 at 7PM. at Boulder Creek Golf Club, 5750 Brewer Ave. NE, Belmont, MI This will also serve as the kickoff for the annual and expanded Make It "N" Take It Scarecrow Festival which is expected to become the largest scarecrow event of its type in the country.

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  8. Officials expand investigation into chemicals in well waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    ... vices announced plans to test the blood of hundreds of people who have been exposed to the chemicals in Rockford and Belmont, where shoemaker Wolverine World Wide dumped tannery waste into unlined landfills and gravel pits.

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  9. Does PFAS lead to cancer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | WHTC

    Running tap water is seen in Flint, a city struggling with the effects of lead-poisoned drinking water, Michigan May 4, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo BELMONT -- The big question for anyone who is living with PFAS-contaminated water has been, "What is it doing to me?" The answer remains unclear.

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  10. MDHHS and KCHD release PFAS-related cancer incidence report for Kent CountyRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2018 | State of Michigan

    ... of northern Kent County. These ZIP codes include the communities of Rockford, Plainfield Township, Cannonsburg, and Belmont, Michigan. The ZIP code and U.S. census tract boundaries serve as the geographic scope of this analysis, but do not exactly ...

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  11. Officials seek blood tests for people exposed to chemicalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | WJRT

    ... people with contaminated wells are needed to participate. Mlive .com reports the study will focus on Rockford and Belmont in Kent County, where shoemaker Wolverine World Wide dumped tannery waste into unlined landfills and gravel pits. Officials say ...

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  12. Kent County PFAS cancer study a doesna t bring definitive answers, brings more questions,a says MDHHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... cases of invasive cancers from 2000 to 2014 in the communities of Rockford, Plainfield Township, Cannonsburg and Belmont. This study began in November 2017, according to Kory Groetsch with the MDHHS. According to the DHHS, with the exception of ...

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  13. Michigan will test blood in Wolverine PFAS study areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | MLive.com

    State and local public health officials say they will begin testing the blood of Rockford and Belmont residents exposed to PFAS in their drinking water after a long-awaited review of cancer incidences in the area returned inconclusive results. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced plans for the new "exposure assessment" on Tuesday, Aug. 14 during a press conference related to the newly-released cancer registry review at Kent County Health Department.

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  14. Lawsuit: Wolverine, 3M in high-stakes PFAS fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | WOODTV.com

    ... At one point, the lawsuit claims, Wolverine asked a potential buyer of the highly contaminated House Street dump in Belmont not to conduct an environmental study. But once Wolverine learned about it, the shoemaker hid it from state regulators and ...

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  15. Tree farmer pitched golf course on Wolverine PFAS dumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | MLive.com

    Wolverine World Wide allegedly explored plans with a local landowner to redevelop its toxic dump in Belmont without having to study the land for contamination, according to new filings in pending litigation against the footwear company. Plans to develop the toxic site are outlined in an amended lawsuit filed Monday, Aug. 13 by Varnum Law, which represents roughly 400 people suing Wolverine and 3M Corp .

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  16. Arrest warrant issued for a no-showa tree cutter for alleged fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Judy Van Dalsen said she learned a hard lesson after trusting tree cutter John Wheeler. She said he was going door to door for his business Northern Tree Service, and the 63-year-old Belmont resident just so happened to need a few trees cut down.

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  17. Gov. Snyder asks A.G. to take legal action against 3MRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | WOODTV.com

    ... for the presence of PFAS, and are calling it an "ongoing public health threat." The worst is in Kent County, near Belmont and Rockford, where Wolverine Worldwide dumped PFAS-tainted tannery sludge that has contaminated more than 760 wells. If the ...

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  18. Officials: Dona t swallow the foam on the Thornapple RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... o issued "Do Not Eat" advisories for fish caught in ponds near the Boulder Creek Developement on Cannonsburg Road in Belmont, due to elevated levels of PFAS and PFOS.

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  19. Michigan issues 'Do Not Eat' fish advisory for PFAS in Kent County pondsRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2018 | State of Michigan

    LANSING, Mich. As part of the state of Michigan's effort to address nationally emerging contaminants, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and Kent County Health Department have issued an emergency 'Do Not Eat' fish advisory for fish caught from ponds near the Boulder Creek Development, 4300 Cannonsburg Rd. in Belmont.

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  20. The Meijer LPGA Classic returning in 2019Read the original story

    Jun 18, 2018 | MLive.com

    So Yeon Ryu, of South Korea, smiles during the fourth and final round of the Meijer LPGA Classic at Blythefield County Club in Belmont, Mich., on Sunday, June 17, 2018. (Casey Sykes The announcement came one day after this year's tournament concluded with So Yeon Ryu capturing top honors in an event that raised approximately $1.1 million.

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